1979 Brands Hatch 6 Hours

Race Winner
Country
Britain
Circuit
Round
8
Laps
231
Pole
Fastest Lap
not published, s
1979 Season
Past Results

Race Results

Position Driver No. Team Vehicle Time Points

1

Volkert Merl

1

Joest Racing

Porsche 908/4

6h 4.9s

20

 

Reinhold Joest

       

20

2

Axel Plankenhorn

27

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 935-K3

229 laps

15

 

Klaus Ludwig

       

15

3

3

Tony Charnell

34

Tony Charnell

Chevron B36-Ford

220 laps

12

 

Martin Raymond

       

12

4

7

Edgar Doren

24

Dieter Schornstein

Porsche 935

218 laps

10

 

Dieter Schornstein

       

10

5

Walter Rohrl

31

Lancia Corse

Lancia Beta Monte Carlo

214 laps

8

 

Riccardo Patrese

       

8

6

1

Alain de Cadenet

8

Alain de Cadenet

De Cadenet LM-Ford

212 laps

6

 

Francois Migault

       

6

7

3

John C Cooper

3

John Cooper Racing

Lola T380-Ford

212 laps

4

 

Peter Lovett

       

4

8

9

Willi Spavetti

18

Ecurie Biennoise

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

209 laps

3

 

Enzo Calderari

       

3

 

Rolf Maritz

       

3

9

11

Angelo Pallavicini

5

Angelo Pallavicini

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

208 laps

2

 

Marco Vanoli

       

2

 

Rodolfo Cescato

       

2

10

5

Barrie Williams

14

Charles Ivey Racing

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

205 laps

1

 

Dudley Wood

       

1

11

10

John Harper

19

John Harper

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

204 laps

0

 

John Beasley

       

0

12

15

Jean-Pierre Delauney

6

Sylvain Lachaud

Porsche 911 Carrera

203 laps

0

 

Michel Bienvault

       

0

 

Sylvain Lachaud

       

0

13

1

Gerard Bleynie

17

Jacques Guerin

Porsche 911SC

202 laps

0

 

Jacques Guerin

       

0

 

Jean-Louis Schlesser

       

0

14

8

Thierry Perrier

7

Thierry Perrier

Porsche 911 Carrera

200 laps

0

 

Roger Carmillet

       

0

15

9

Mark Dorrington Niblett

20

Mark Dorrington Niblett

Porsche 934

199 laps

0

 

Tony Dron

       

0

16

7

Lella Lombardi

10

Kenneth Leim

Porsche 934

198 laps

0

 

Kenneth Leim

       

0

17

13

Steve Earle

4

Simon Phillips

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

197 laps

0

 

Steve Griswold

       

0

 

Simon Phillips

       

0

18

11

Bill Wykeham

22

Morris Stapleton Motors

Morgan Plus 8

193 laps

0

 

John Spero

       

0

 

Brian Classic

       

0

19

7

Roland Ennequin

11

Georges Bourdillat

Porsche 934

191 laps

0

 

Georges Bourdillat

       

0

20

2

Tony Lanfranchi

15

Adrian Yates-Smith

Porsche 911SC

185 laps

0

 

Adrian Yates-Smith

       

0

21

7

Paul Edwards

12

Richard Cleare

Porsche 911 Carrera RSR

185 laps

0

 

Barry Robinson

       

0

 

Richard Cleare

       

0

22

10

Juliette Slaughter

32

Gordon Ramsey

Porsche 924

177 laps

0

 

Win Percy

       

0

23

4

Charles Geeraerts

39

Charles Geeraerts

BMW 320i

174 laps

0

 

Jacques Berenger

       

0

NC

Jan Lundgardh

33

Tuff Kote Dinol Racing

Porsche 935

136 laps Not classified

0

 

Eberhard Braun

       

0

NC

Mike Chittenden

37

Richard Jenvey

Lotus Esprit S1

69 laps Not classified

0

 

Richard Jenvey

       

0

 

David Mercer

       

0

NC

Gerard Vial

9

Ecurie des 13 Etoiles

Porsche 930

154 laps Not classified

0

 

Antoine Salamin

       

0

 

Philippe Collet

       

0

R

Guy Edwards

16

March Racing

BMW M1

45 laps Spun

0

 

Manfred Winkelhock

       

0

 

Ian Grob

       

0

R

John Winter

28

Porsche Kremer Racing

Porsche 935-K3

100 laps Engine

0

 

Claude Bourgoignie

       

0

R

Peter Clark

36

Dorset Racing Associates

Lola T297-Ford

126 laps Oil leak

0

 

Richard Jones

       

0

 

Tony Birchenhough

       

0

R

John Evans

38

Art Hough

Lotus Elan

49 laps Engine

0

 

Max Payne

       

0

 

Bob Eccles

       

0

R

Gordon Bruce

29

Les Blackburn

Ford Capri

125 laps Oil leak

0

 

Les Blackburn

       

0

R

Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann

42

Daniel Brillat

Cheetah G601-BMW

71 laps Retired

0

 

Daniel Brillat

       

0

Qualifying

Grid Driver Team Time

1

Volkert Merl

Joest Racing

1m 26.67s

1

Reinhold Joest

Joest Racing

1m 26.67s

2

Klaus Ludwig

Porsche Kremer Racing

1m 28.49s

2

Axel Plankenhorn

Porsche Kremer Racing

1m 28.49s

3

John Winter

Porsche Kremer Racing

1m 29.06s

3

Claude Bourgoignie

Porsche Kremer Racing

1m 29.06s

4

Guy Edwards

March Racing

1m 29.31s

4

Manfred Winkelhock

March Racing

1m 29.31s

4

Ian Grob

March Racing

1m 29.31s

5

Walter Rohrl

Lancia Corse

1m 29.93s

5

Riccardo Patrese

Lancia Corse

1m 29.93s

6

Tony Charnell

Tony Charnell

1m 29.94s

6

Martin Raymond

Tony Charnell

1m 29.94s

7

Alain de Cadenet

Alain de Cadenet

1m 30.52s

7

Francois Migault

Alain de Cadenet

1m 30.52s

8

Richard Jones

Dorset Racing Associates

1m 31.29s

8

Tony Birchenhough

Dorset Racing Associates

1m 31.29s

8

Peter Clark

Dorset Racing Associates

1m 31.29s

9

Jean-Pierre Aeschlimann

Daniel Brillat

1m 31.68s

9

Daniel Brillat

Daniel Brillat

1m 31.68s

10

Peter Lovett

John Cooper Racing

1m 32.53s

10

John C Cooper

John Cooper Racing

1m 32.53s

11

Edgar Doren

Dieter Schornstein

1m 33.15s

11

Dieter Schornstein

Dieter Schornstein

1m 33.15s

12

Mike Chittenden

Richard Jenvey

1m 38.75s

12

David Mercer

Richard Jenvey

1m 38.75s

12

Richard Jenvey

Richard Jenvey

1m 38.75s

13

Jan Lundgardh

Tuff Kote Dinol Racing

1m 39.48s

13

Eberhard Braun

Tuff Kote Dinol Racing

1m 39.48s

14

Gerard Bleynie

Jacques Guerin

1m 39.81s

14

Jacques Guerin

Jacques Guerin

1m 39.81s

14

Jean-Louis Schlesser

Jacques Guerin

1m 39.81s

15

Dudley Wood

Charles Ivey Racing

1m 40.18s

15

Barrie Williams

Charles Ivey Racing

1m 40.18s

16

Max Payne

Art Hough

1m 40.22s

16

Bob Eccles

Art Hough

1m 40.22s

16

John Evans

Art Hough

1m 40.22s

17

Rolf Maritz

Ecurie Biennoise

1m 40.66s

17

Enzo Calderari

Ecurie Biennoise

1m 40.66s

17

Willi Spavetti

Ecurie Biennoise

1m 40.66s

18

Tony Lanfranchi

Adrian Yates-Smith

1m 40.74s

18

Adrian Yates-Smith

Adrian Yates-Smith

1m 40.74s

19

Jacques Berenger

Charles Geeraerts

1m 40.8s

19

Charles Geeraerts

Charles Geeraerts

1m 40.8s

20

Rodolfo Cescato

Angelo Pallavicini

1m 40.81s

20

Marco Vanoli

Angelo Pallavicini

1m 40.81s

20

Angelo Pallavicini

Angelo Pallavicini

1m 40.81s

21

John Beasley

John Harper

1m 41.48s

21

John Harper

John Harper

1m 41.48s

22

Roger Carmillet

Thierry Perrier

1m 41.49s

22

Thierry Perrier

Thierry Perrier

1m 41.49s

23

Lella Lombardi

Kenneth Leim

1m 42.09s

23

Kenneth Leim

Kenneth Leim

1m 42.09s

24

Mark Dorrington Niblett

Mark Dorrington Niblett

1m 42.2s

24

Tony Dron

Mark Dorrington Niblett

1m 42.2s

25

Gerard Vial

Ecurie des 13 Etoiles

1m 42.4s

25

Philippe Collet

Ecurie des 13 Etoiles

1m 42.4s

25

Antoine Salamin

Ecurie des 13 Etoiles

1m 42.4s

26

Roland Ennequin

Georges Bourdillat

1m 43.33s

26

Georges Bourdillat

Georges Bourdillat

1m 43.33s

27

Jean-Pierre Delauney

Sylvain Lachaud

1m 43.54s

27

Michel Bienvault

Sylvain Lachaud

1m 43.54s

27

Sylvain Lachaud

Sylvain Lachaud

1m 43.54s

28

Richard Cleare

Richard Cleare

1m 43.9s

28

Barry Robinson

Richard Cleare

1m 43.9s

28

Paul Edwards

Richard Cleare

1m 43.9s

29

Bill Wykeham

Morris Stapleton Motors

1m 44.33s

29

Brian Classic

Morris Stapleton Motors

1m 44.33s

29

John Spero

Morris Stapleton Motors

1m 44.33s

30

Steve Griswold

Simon Phillips

1m 44.35s

30

Simon Phillips

Simon Phillips

1m 44.35s

30

Steve Earle

Simon Phillips

1m 44.35s

31

Gordon Bruce

Les Blackburn

1m 45.23s

31

Les Blackburn

Les Blackburn

1m 45.23s

32

Juliette Slaughter

Gordon Ramsey

1m 51.84s

32

Win Percy

Gordon Ramsey

1m 51.84s

Circuit - Brands Hatch

Country

Britain

Location

Fawkham, Kent

Type

Permanent road course

Length

2.6136 (Miles)

Record

Nigel Mansell (Williams FW11-Honda), 1m09.593, 135.200 mph, F1, 1986

3,169

Championships

View

13,955

Results

View

16,060

Drivers

View

9,346

Teams

View

865

Circuits

View